There are 9 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newtown by train, bus, taxi, shuttle, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 min

  1. Take the train from Wolli Creek Station to Erskineville Station T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line

$12

Cheapest option

Line 422 bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 422 bus from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St to Newtown Station, King St, Stand B 422

$1 - $3

7 alternative options

Train, line 423 bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Central Station T8 Airport and South Line
  2. Take the line 423 bus from Pitt St Opp Barlow St to King St At Erskineville Rd 422 / ...

$13 - $15

Train via Central Station  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Central Station T8 Airport and South Line
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Newtown Station T2 Inner West and Leppington Line / ...

$14 - $15

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newtown 4.7 miles

$22 - $27

Shuttle  •  8 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Newtown

$11 - $90

Towncar  •  8 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Newtown 4.7 miles

$75 - $110

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newtown 4.7 miles

$16 - $21

Walk  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Walk from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newtown 3.8 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newtown is to line 422 bus which costs $2 - $4 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newtown is to train which costs $16 and takes 8 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Newtown is 4 km.

The train from Wolli Creek Station to Erskineville Station takes 8 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St and arriving at Newtown Station, King St, Stand B station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wolli Creek Station station and arriving at Erskineville Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Newtown, NSW, Australia?

Sydney Trains operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newtown every 2 hours. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newtown every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Website
sydneytrains.info
Train from Wolli Creek Station to Erskineville Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from International Airport Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Newtown Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Princes Hwy Opp Fanning St to Newtown Station, King St, Stand B
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Pitt St Opp Barlow St to King St At Erskineville Rd
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newtown
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$16 - $21
uberX
$16 - $21
UberSELECT
$23 - $30
uberXL
$24 - $35
TAXI
$26 - $35
UberBLACK
$35 - $45
UberLUX
$50 - $65
UberSUV
$50 - $65
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Newtown
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Silver Service
Phone
+61 13 31 00
Website
silverservice.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
+61 13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Newtown
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Newtown
Estimated price
$75 - $110

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